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Re: CreateDialog Pecularity

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  • Subject: [mg87338] Re: CreateDialog Pecularity
  • From: WetBlanket <Wyvern864 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 05:35:59 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ftcote$krp$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Apr 7, 4:18 am, Bob Hanlon <hanl... at cox.net> wrote:
> This problem appears to be version dependent. With 6.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit), I did not have any problem executing another cell with the dialog open in either case.
>
> Bob Hanlon
>
> ---- David Park <djmp... at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> > I often like to use CreateDialog as an easy way to put material up in a
> > window even through there is no active 'dialog'. However there is a strange
> > feature in which if one makes the window floating then it also appears to
> > become Modal, even if Modal is set to False.
>
> > CreateDialog[
> >   "Does Modal depend on the WindowFloating option?\nThis has \
> > WindowFloating \[Rule] False\nTry to evaluate another cell in the \
> > notebook",
> >   WindowFrame -> "Normal",
> >   WindowElements -> {"MagnificationPopUp", "HorizontalScrollBar",
> >     "VerticalScrollBar"},
> >   WindowFrameElements -> {"CloseBox", "ZoomBox", "MinimizeBox",
> >     "ResizeArea"},
> >   WindowTitle -> "Create Dialog Test",
> >   WindowFloating -> False];
>
> > CreateDialog[
> >   "Does Modal depend on the WindowFloating option?\nThis has \
> > WindowFloating \[Rule] True\nTry to evaluate another cell in the \
> > notebook",
> >   WindowFrame -> "Normal",
> >   WindowElements -> {"MagnificationPopUp", "HorizontalScrollBar",
> >     "VerticalScrollBar"},
> >   WindowFrameElements -> {"CloseBox", "ZoomBox", "MinimizeBox",
> >     "ResizeArea"},
> >   WindowTitle -> "Create Dialog Test",
> >   WindowFloating -> True,
> >   Modal -> False];
>
> > 1 + 1
>
> > Try to evaluate the last statement with the two different CreateDialog
> > statements.
>
> > --
> > David Park
> > djmp... at comcast.net
> >http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/

I had the same problem you report using Version 6.0.2.0 on Windows XP.


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